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    Superior Night 2013 Faisalabad

  • Which is superior — Supreme Court or parliament?

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Finance on Wednesday was the scene of heated debate on a unique and pertinent question — which is superior, the Supreme Court or parliament?The argument was triggered by a resolution submitted to the committee by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Senator Azam Khan Swati, demanding a briefing from the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on parliamentarians who have availed themselves of tax relaxations under...

  • OMCs resist proposal to sell superior petrol

    It has made acceptance of the government’s proposal conditional upon several incentives, including a permission to keep marketing the existing quality, for a few years, at the price of the superior variety so that oil companies could have adequate funds for technology up-gradation, a petroleum ministry official told Dawn...

  • Music lovers treated to a superior performance on final day of APMC

    The first performers of the night were Ibad Ali and Gul Mohammed, on the clarinet and the sarangi respectively...

    A jugalbandi between the two, the piece they performed was raag Chandrakauns and both performers clearly rivalled any interest among the crowd about the final cricket match by treating the audience to a very superior performance...

  • NAB’s domain to probe cases pending in superior courts challenged

    ISLAMABAD: A citizen on Monday approached the Supreme Court challenging National Accountability Bureau (NAB)’s domain to probe into matters already pending adjudication before the superior courts...

    A three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has already constituted a larger bench which on Dec 12 will consider the superior court’s jurisdiction about granting bail in cases where there is a statutory...

  • Japanese reporter died in 2013 after 159 hours of overtime

    NHK reporter Miwa Sado, 31, who had been covering political news in Tokyo, was found dead in her bed in July 2013, reportedly clutching her mobile phone...

    Sato covered Tokyo assembly elections for the broadcaster in June 2013 and an upper-house vote for the national parliament the following month...

  • ECP rejects PTI claim of manipulation of 2013 polls

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan rejected on Wednesday Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s claim that the 2013 general elections were systematically manipulated or influenced by design...

    Fafen also accepted its mistake and issued a clarification on May 14, 2013, and never repeated the claim in its final report on the general elections...

  • ECP asked to provide details of ballot papers printed for 2013 polls

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Ombudsman’s Secretariat has taken notice of the refusal by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to provide record pertaining to ballot papers printed for 2013 general elections to an applicant, observing that it was not justified and amounted to a violation of spirit of the Freedom of Information Ordinance (FIO) 2002...

    2013 by the federal Ombudsman’s institutional reforms act, 2013,” the communiqué sent to...

  • Turkey acquits all 26 leaders of 2013 protests

    ISTANBUL: A Turkish court on Wednesday acquitted more than two dozen activists who helped launch mass protests in 2013 against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, after a trial slammed by rights campaigners...

    The 26 suspects are all leaders of Taksim Solidarity, an umbrella group of civil society, union and political groups at the forefront of the May-June 2013 demonstrations that marked the biggest challenge yet to the dominance of the...

  • ECP rejects ex-official’s allegations of rigging in 2013 polls

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has dismissed allegations levelled by its former additional secretary Mohammad Afzal Khan that the 2013 general elections were massively rigged and said that no proof exists to substantiate his claims...

    Afzal Khan claimed in a television interview that people’s mandate was stolen in the 2013 elections and he accused former chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry of being involved...

  • Pundits predict repeat of voting patterns from 2013 election

    RAWALPINDI: The results of the cantonment board elections are likely to be a reflection of the results of the 2013 elections with Nawaz Sharif’s PML-N and Imran Khan’s PTI emerging as the two strongest parties...

    In the 2013 general elections, PML-N won NA-52, where Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan was the successful candidate, and NA-54 where Malik Abrar was victorious...

  • Most voters stay loyal to their 2013 favourites

    LAHORE: Despite being witness to so many tumultuous political happenings since the last time the nation went to polls, a good number of voters in NA-120 still side with the party on the polling day they had voted for in 2013...

    Ali Sufian of Mozang Adda said he voted for the PTI candidate in 2013 and did so again on Sunday...

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